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Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 2 of 2)


Introduction In the first part of this post, we covered the concept behind event filtering in AWS Lambda and learned how it could help you save money by invoking functions only when necessary. Now it's time to put that knowledge into practice. In this part 2, we’ll see event filtering in action using Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) as the event source. Overview A user sends a JSON message to the SQS queue. Event source mapping picks up the message from the queue and evaluates it against the specified filtering criteria. Event source mapping invokes the Lambda function synchronously when [...]

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 2 of 2)2023-03-27T13:10:47+00:00

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 1 of 2)


Problem statement You are primarily billed based on how long your Lambda functions run and how often it is invoked. This is why AWS Lambda is great for scheduled jobs, short-duration tasks, and event-based processes. But does this mean you shouldn’t use them for high-volume traffic applications? Well, the short answer is... it depends. Whether or not to use AWS Lambda for high-volume traffic workloads ultimately depends on the requirements of your application and the cost trade-off you're willing to make. Regardless, if you ever find yourself wanting to use Lambda in a high-activity application like stream processing, it’s good [...]

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 1 of 2)2023-03-27T13:12:18+00:00

AWS Lambda


Bookmarks Components of a Lambda Application Lambda Functions Invoking Functions Event Source Mapping Deploying Codes with External Dependencies Concurrency Management Lambda Function URL Configuring a Lambda Function to Access Resources in a VPC Lambda@Edge Pricing Validate Your Knowledge AWS Lambda Cheat Sheet A serverless compute service. Lambda executes your code only when needed and scales automatically. Lambda functions are stateless - no affinity to the underlying infrastructure. You choose the amount of memory you want to allocate to your functions and AWS Lambda allocates proportional CPU [...]

AWS Lambda2023-02-06T13:51:01+00:00

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